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  1. cristos71

    cristos71 Nov 23, 2017

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    This one came into my possession just yesterday. A steel reference 2846, running a cal 501, from around 1959. It came to me via a connection who is involved in house clearance and estates.

    He's come up trumps in the past so I'm always both curious and hopeful when I receive a message from him. This time was no exception and I was very pleased when I saw the pictures he'd sent through to me, I just love getting watches in this kind of filthy condition!

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    A couple of hours after seeing the first pictures the deal was done and I had this on my desk....great case and under that beaten up crystal a really nice black half waffle dial!

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    After case cleaning, a short Polywatch session and now fitted to a black lizard strap the beautiful dial and unpolished(®) :D case can really be appreciated :). Soon to be off to my WM for an overhaul and new crystal but in the meantime it will be getting some wrist time

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  2. STANDY

    STANDY schizophrenic pizza orderer and watch collector Nov 23, 2017

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    Dibs :whistling: ( not that you the waffle King will let it go )

    Great score ;)
     
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  3. khmt2

    khmt2 Nov 23, 2017

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    Argh, 2nd dibs! ::love::::love::
     
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  4. ConElPueblo

    ConElPueblo Nov 23, 2017

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    That's 2846 endgame, that is! :eek::eek:
     
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  5. 1jansen

    1jansen Nov 23, 2017

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    The watch is stunning!
    A good example of application of Polywarch!! Unbelievably clear crystal after polish.
    Well done, cristos!
     
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  6. Pahawi

    Pahawi Nov 23, 2017

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    Wow - congrats:thumbsup:
     
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  7. harrymai86

    harrymai86 Nov 23, 2017

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    Wow thats a killer :) congratz
     
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  8. maxbelg

    maxbelg Nov 23, 2017

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    I love the dial on this watch!
     
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  9. Edward53

    Edward53 Nov 23, 2017

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    Your idea of filthy condition is not the same as mine! Very lovely watch, it has got everything you could ask for in a vintage Seamaster.
     
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  10. fjf

    fjf Nov 23, 2017

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    (Sobs with envy)

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  11. craigbythesea

    craigbythesea Nov 23, 2017

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    Very impressed with the Polywatch effect. We are all envious. Please don't say you got it as a bargain from your house clearing friend too.
     
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  12. JM251

    JM251 Nov 23, 2017

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    So so nice. Congrats :thumbsup:
     
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  13. X350 XJR

    X350 XJR Vintage Omega Aficionado Nov 23, 2017

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    WOW, that's a stunner! Congratulations! :)
     
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  14. hoipolloi

    hoipolloi Vintage Omega Connoisseur Nov 23, 2017

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    Very nice watch. Congratulations.
     
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  15. fjf

    fjf Nov 23, 2017

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    If he says it was a bargain I'll cry harder!

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  16. Mods

    Mods I'm not really an ΩF mod but I play one on TV Nov 23, 2017

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    @cristos71 That is a beauty Chris :thumbsup:
    Must be a pretty rare variant!
    Really like the partial waffle and while not an elusive black dialled connie it could even better :cool:
    Congrats
     
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  17. jacksonking

    jacksonking Nov 23, 2017

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    Winner, winner turkey dinner.
     
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  18. CharlesGenta

    CharlesGenta Nov 23, 2017

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    Very nice!
     
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